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The ESG affiliate (the purchasing company) orders its goods and services from the ESG contract supplier. The partners negotiate the prices for goods and services directly.
The ESG contract supplier delivers the goods and services to the ESG affiliate in good time.
The invoice is sent to SGH Service Aktiengesellschaft for central regulation.
SGH accounts for the invoice in the central system less the header conditions. Before debiting the invoice amount, the ESG affiliate receives an invoice statement mentioning the due date and a copy of the invoice for inspection. For purposes of liquidity planning, SGH sends corresponding information to the ESG affiliate in an OA list issued every ten days. Invoices are booked on the 5th, 15th and 25th of each month depending on the due date of the invoice.
The ESG contract supplier receives an advice of payment of the regulated invoice before the
amount is paid out. Amounts are credited on the 8th, 18th and 28th of each month.
Receipts can be sent by post or electronically.